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From 4 to 2 wheels

Well as the name suggests I have been into my 4x4's for years and love exploring off road. I have also been a biker on the road (with the usual dirt bike messing around) so now I am the proud owner of a BMW R1150GS and loving it. I am an English guy working in Oz for a bit so have it as a plaything. Cant stop messing with it as it needed a lot of work due tot eh high kms but that is part of the fun for me.

Need to start planning some trips now.
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congrats!
We did just the other way around....
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I am passionate about motorbikes, but riding with my wife 2up to West Africa was not possible to get where we wanted to go 10 years ago (Sahara), so we took a 4x4.

My advice - utilise which ever works for you for a particular trip and enjoy both!
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My advice - utilise which ever works for you for a particular trip and enjoy both!
I couldn't agree more!

This is exactly what we did/are doing!
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Well as the name suggests I have been into my 4x4's for years and love exploring off road. I have also been a biker on the road (with the usual dirt bike messing around) so now I am the proud owner of a BMW R1150GS and loving it. I am an English guy working in Oz for a bit so have it as a plaything. Cant stop messing with it as it needed a lot of work due tot eh high kms but that is part of the fun for me.
Have the same bike as you at the moment but changing to a 4x4 for some long trips with the wife.

Great bikes, hope you enjoy it.
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